15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Embracing new beginnings

My hope for this photo was to capture the true essence of new beginnings: a new life, a new day. My daughter, who was 38 weeks along in this picture, was widowed two days after learning she was pregnant. I wanted to capture her strength, beauty, and gratitude.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Sheila Ford